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Old 03-15-2008, 01:55 PM
 
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these small white looking eggs are soft and I found few of them while i was weeding around my yard under the mulch...anyone know what they are? insect eggs maybe? what kind of insect? I have never seen these before.
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Old 03-15-2008, 03:47 PM
 
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Are you sure they are eggs and not toadstools getting ready to pop up?
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Old 03-15-2008, 05:31 PM
 
Location: Piedmont NC
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Default Depends upon the size

Those cute little lizards/chameleons (I forget the actual name) will often lay eggs in the mulch, most often near the foundation of a house where it's nice and warm. The eggs are maybe the size of the tip of your pinkie finger, or smaller, maybe like a pencil's eraser? and slightly rubbery?
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Old 03-15-2008, 07:57 PM
 
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...toad stools hmm not sure ....but these white egg looking things are rubbery and had a orange tube like thing inside.... bigger then a pencil eraser on end of a pencil...more like the size of half of your thumb. At first i thought it was bird eggs but soon realized it wasnt bird eggs, it had stringy things on the end of it as if was planted in ground growing...thanks for your replies its very much appreciated...
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Old 03-17-2008, 08:38 PM
 
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Those cute little lizards/chameleons (I forget the actual name) will often lay eggs in the mulch, most often near the foundation of a house where it's nice and warm. The eggs are maybe the size of the tip of your pinkie finger, or smaller, maybe like a pencil's eraser? and slightly rubbery?
There are NO native species of Chameleons in ANY of the americas..Chameleons are an OLD world species of lizard.(Africa,Asia) You are thinking of Anolis carolinus. They are called Anoles and their eggs are small white and the size of pencil erasers. Typically found around the south east USa. They favor flower gardens and compost piles for egg laying.
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Old 03-18-2008, 12:52 AM
 
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...toad stools hmm not sure ....but these white egg looking things are rubbery and had a orange tube like thing inside.... bigger then a pencil eraser on end of a pencil...more like the size of half of your thumb. At first i thought it was bird eggs but soon realized it wasnt bird eggs, it had stringy things on the end of it as if was planted in ground growing...thanks for your replies its very much appreciated...
Could it be a tuber of some sort (plant...not animal)? We get tubers here and they look like little aliens .

Could you post a pic?
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Old 03-19-2008, 08:01 AM
 
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There are NO native species of Chameleons in ANY of the americas..Chameleons are an OLD world species of lizard.(Africa,Asia) You are thinking of Anolis carolinus. They are called Anoles and their eggs are small white and the size of pencil erasers. Typically found around the south east USa. They favor flower gardens and compost piles for egg laying.
I think they meant gecko's but couldnt' think of thier proper name
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Old 03-19-2008, 05:30 PM
 
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Sound like slug or snail eggs. This is going to sound mean, but if they are and you don't want the slugs hanging out in your garden, spray vinegar on them.
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Old 03-22-2008, 01:56 PM
 
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Those cute little lizards/chameleons (I forget the actual name) will often lay eggs in the mulch, most often near the foundation of a house where it's nice and warm. The eggs are maybe the size of the tip of your pinkie finger, or smaller, maybe like a pencil's eraser? and slightly rubbery?
Maybe you are thinking of efts, newts, or salamanders? We have a lot of efts here in the northeast, and I find them in our mulch all the time in the spring. However, I think they lay their eggs in or near water. It might help if we knew where the OP lived. It seems familiar to me, I think I have seen them before. Now I will be out digging through my mulched gardens looking for it here, too. LOL
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Old 03-25-2008, 09:38 AM
 
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Sound like slug or snail eggs. This is going to sound mean, but if they are and you don't want the slugs hanging out in your garden, spray vinegar on them.
I kill humanely (if that is possible) We let them get drunk on beer lol
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